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Murder in the Clouds (1934)

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Bob "three star" is the hotshot pilot for Trans America Lines. When he is not flying for the airlines, he can get into trouble doing aerobatics over the field. His main squeeze is Judy ... See full summary »

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Bob "three star" is the hotshot pilot for Trans America Lines. When he is not flying for the airlines, he can get into trouble doing aerobatics over the field. His main squeeze is Judy Wagner, a stewardess for the airlines. Tom Wagner, her younger brother has just started flying for the line. Tom and Bob are to fly on a secret mission to carry a scientist with a new high explosive mixture to Washington. Unfortunately, Jason, secretary to Mr. Lackey, is working for a secret foreign power and hears about the flight. This causes Bob to get jumped before the flight so another pilot, George, volunteers to take Bob's place. When the plane explodes in flight, there is a race between government agents to get the mixture back and the bad guys to get the mixture out of the country. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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15 December 1934 (USA)  »

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O Crime das Nuvens  »

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Lester Dorr as "Assistant", Raymond Brown and Walter Brennan are in studio records/casting call lists as cast members, but they did not appear or were not identifiable in the movie. See more »

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Well-filmed aerobatic sequences
29 December 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

The airline in the film flies Ford Trimotors. One in particular, an AT-4, is identified: NC5578. Full details of the history of this aircraft can be found in the Davis-Monthan Aviation Field Register. It was apparently exported to Ecuador in 1945; there is no further information after that.

Three Star flew a biplane, registration NC406N which would indicate it was a Travel Air D-4000. The company, founded in 1925, initially built a series of sporting and training open-cockpit biplanes, including the Model A, Model B, 2000, 3000 and 4000. It was forced into liquidation in 1929 and its assets were purchased by the Curtiss-Wright corporation, which continued to manufacture some of its designs.

The airline company's base is said to be Los Angeles, but it doesn't look like that today.

The main reasons for watching this film are the excellent flying and aerobatic sequences, and the extremely attractive Ann Dvorak who certainly knew how to act in this sort of film.


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